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World Premiere of Winter’s Waltz to Open 27th Season at California Stage

‘Winter’s Waltz’ to run Jan 19th through Feb 18th

California Stage Theater (R25) opens the 2018 season with the world premiere production of Winter’s Waltz, written by renowned local playwright Richard Broadhurst and directed by Elly award winning actor and director Janis Stevens.

Winter’s Waltz, California StageSet in the 1970s New York City, two strangers embark on a cat and mouse game after one invites the other into his apartment.  As they toy with one another, they explore what it means to live and die.

Playwright Richard Broadhurst has been both an actor and writer for almost 50 years.  As a writer, Richard has had plays produced all over the country, the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and the William Inge Theatre Festival.  He has written a number of screenplays, which have been optioned, one recently by Ed Asner’s production company (GrantWorks).

Director Janis Stevens has worked as both an actress and director in theatres nationally and internationally.  She won the Elly Award for her direction of Love, Isadora at CalStage.  She directed the American Stage Company production of Sex With Strangers, which was nominated by Theatre Tampa Bay. She is a Capital Stage Artistic Associate and received Sacramento’s Elly Award for Lifetime Achievement in 2015. Continue reading

Get Your California Stage 2018 Season Subscriptions!

California Stage now offering 2018 Season Subscriptions

California Stage Theater (R25) offers an amazing deal for their upcoming season: $120 for a full array of 17 events, which will keep the variety-minded enthralled.

California Stage, Children of Light
From a performance of “Children of Light” at California Stage.

The season begins in January and runs through December 2018.  Subscriptions close December 31st — so get yours soon!

The CalStage season features eight regular season shows, including:

  • The world premiere of Winter’s Waltz by Richard Broadhurst
  • Money, a musical by David Axelrod
  • Five lost Shakespeare plays
  • Times Like These by John O’Keefe
  • Ten radio dramas presented by CalStage’s own Third Age Onstage Ensemble
  • Seven select Special Events, including solo shows, music events and dance pieces, to be announced throughout the season.

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‘The Thing in the Window’: Live Radio Drama – This Weekend Only!

Second of the “Third Age – Onstage” live radio drama series!

The Thing in the Window, the latest in a live radio drama series presented by California Stage, will play this weekend only in the Three Penny Theatre!

Live Radio Drama at CalStage“Mr. Aimes sees a dead man in the window across the way .”

10 Bucks and a glass of wine, and you can travel back in time when radio stations presented the very best in Murder Mysteries. Be part of the studio audience as we present a radio drama from 1946 that features a man who thinks he sees a dead body in the window opposite his … and watch what  happens when he goes to investigate!

The Three Penny Theatre  will present The Thing in the Window  this Friday at 8 PM, Saturday at 8PM, and Sunday at 2PM, at 1725 25th Street in midtown Sacramento.

Sacramento’s California Stage will continue to present “Third Age – Onstage” series over the next few months. A professionally oriented company of senior actors create and present  these theatrical productions for Sacramento audiences.

The company will present a group of vintage radio scripts (mystery, comedy, etc) in readings — sound effects and all — before live audiences. They will be broadcast over radio station KUBU-FM (96.5).

BUY TICKETS HERE or call 916-451-5822!